Thursday, May 26, 2016

Sins Of Gluttony #16: Obesity Rates Climbing In The US

Americans have never been so fat: Obesity levels climb AGAIN with almost a third of US citizens now clinically overweight

Americans have never been so obese, according to a new CDC report. Almost a third of US citizens (30.4 per cent) aged over 20 were registered obese in 2015, up from 29.9 per cent in 2014. And rates were higher among black and Hispanic adults than white adults. The figure has steadily climbed around 1 per cent a year since 1997, when 19.4 per cent of Americans were obese. It mirrors the gradual increase in diabetes diagnoses. In 2015, 9.5 per cent of adults had the blood sugar-related disease, up from 9.1 per cent in 2014. Daily Mail Read More>>>>>

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